12-Keyed Clarinet

Description (Brief)
This clarinet was made by an unknown maker, probably Europe around 1840 to 1850. It is a 12-keyed clarinet in C, made of dark stained boxwood with brass keys.
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1800-1899
date made
1800-1825
1840-1850
place made
Europe
Physical Description
boxwood (overall material)
brass (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 20 in x 3 1/8 in; 50.8 cm x 7.9375 cm
mouthpiece/barrel: 4 5/8 in x 1 1/4 in; 11.7475 cm x 3.175 cm
upper joint: 7 3/4 in x 1 5/8 in; 19.685 cm x 4.1275 cm
lower joint: 8 1/2 in x 1 7/8 in; 21.59 cm x 4.7625 cm
bell: 3 7/8 in x 3 1/8 in; 9.8425 cm x 7.9375 cm
ID Number
MI.75.47
accession number
322695
catalog number
75.47
See more items in
Culture and the Arts: Musical Instruments
Clarinets
Music & Musical Instruments
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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